Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population 2020

Santa Fe County, New Mexico's estimated population is 150,934 with a growth rate of 0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Fe County, New Mexico is the 3rd largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020150,9344390.29%
2019150,4954390.29%
2018150,0564390.29%
2017149,6177290.49%
2016148,8886820.46%
2015148,2063870.26%
2014147,8193320.23%
2013147,4877650.52%
2012146,7228850.61%
2011145,8371,3090.91%
2010144,52845,60046.09%
199098,92823,56831.27%
198075,36021,60440.19%
197053,7568,78619.54%
196044,9706,81717.87%
195038,1537,32723.77%
194030,82611,25957.54%
193019,5674,53730.19%
192015,0302601.76%
191014,7701120.76%
190014,6581,0968.08%
189013,5622,69524.80%
188010,8671,16812.04%
18709,6991,58519.53%
18608,1144015.20%
18507,7130.00%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White124,37083.52%
Some Other Race12,1328.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,7363.18%
Two or More Races4,1232.77%
Asian1,8851.27%
Black or African American1,4961.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1750.12%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2020

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Median Age

45.8


Total

44.1


Male

47.6


Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Adults

There are 120,910 adults, (32,763 of whom are seniors) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

76,573

51.42%

Male

72,344

48.58%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households and Families

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All70.3%29.7%
Female61.3%38.7%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Male53.8%46.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All61,9722.3670.3
Married26,8182.9783
Non Family25,2941.2461.2
Female7,1703.5761.3
Male2,6903.553.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9735.44%
9th to 12th Grade6,1785.63%
High School Graduate25,18322.94%
Some College20,85419.00%
Associates Degree6,6676.07%
Bachelors Degree22,23620.26%
Graduate Degree22,67220.66%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,79753,61933,257
Hispanic48,96238,4038,727
Other Race8,1395,622881
Native American2,9852,787730
Multiple Races2,6262,2801,006
Asian1,5121,4701,251
Black942842448
Islander9074

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,281$39,006$32,722
Less Than High School$25,537$27,006$22,246
High School Grad$28,161$30,896$25,776
Some College$35,133$39,234$31,211
Bachelors Degree$45,484$50,868$41,753
Graduate Degree$59,664$72,386$52,095

$36,281

Average Earnings

$39,006

Average Male

$32,722

Average Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language by Age

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

65.51% of Santa Fe County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 34.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.47% of the population.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic74,99711,87615.84%
White62,8705,7809.19%
Other11,4702,45021.36%
Native4,55887219.13%
Multiple3,99962315.58%
Black1,3891097.85%
Asian1,839472.56%

12.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

13.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Other, with 21.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Asian, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.97%
High School13.34%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Income

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,192$85,113
Families$70,585$100,328
Married Families$86,608$116,742
Non Families$42,410$59,768

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans

9,957

Number of Veterans

9,090

Male Veterans

867

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,110
First Gulf War1,638
Second Gulf War1,052
Korea775
World War II462
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7718.60%
Hispanic3,7746.69%
Other5465.75%
Indian2236.17%
2 or More1896.51%
Black11410.45%
Asian593.64%
Hawaiian5557.89%

$Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.33%

Born in New Mexico

87.47%

Native Born

12.53%

Foreign Born

8.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.47% of Santa Fe County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 46.33% having been born in New Mexico. 8.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990